Vancouver Writers Fest: Linda Boström Knausgård, and Jaap Robben

Vancouver Writers Fest Presents The International Sunday Brunch With Joshua Ferris, Claire Fuller, Linda Boström Knausgård, Jaap Robben, and Jeff VanderMeer on Sunday, October 24 at 11 am Pacific time

Sunday is made for slow, quiet mornings of contemplation, relaxation… and deliciousness. Enjoy a cozy morning at home with your favourite brunch, and listen to readings from a range of fascinating international writers, each sharing their favourite passages from new releases. Joshua Ferris (A Calling for Charlie Barnes) is a New Yorker 40 Under 40 and PEN/Hemingway award recipient; Desmond Elliott Prize-winner Claire Fuller presents her Women’s Prize shortlisted novel, Unsettled GroundJeff VanderMeer, a Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award winner, returns to bestseller status with Hummingbird Salamander; Jaap Robben was longlisted for the Booker and offers another tender tale in Summer Brother; Linda Boström Knausgård shares a poignant, nuanced story of overcoming mental illness and isolation. Share some eggs with these literary stars.

Please note that Pilar Quintana is no longer partaking in this event.

This is a virtual event. For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

Hosted by Kathryn Gretsinger.

Presented in partnership with SFU’s Department of World Languages and Literatures.